Sen. Rudolph “Rudy” Boschwitz

Former Senator from Minnesota, Republican

Boschwitz, a Republican, was a senator from Minnesota from 1978 to 1990.



Our unique analysis of the bills Boschwitz sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Boschwitz is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boschwitz sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Immigration (19%) Private Legislation (17%) Taxation (15%) Agriculture and Food (14%) Environmental Protection (10%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) International Affairs (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Boschwitz’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Oct 1990, Boschwitz missed 140 of 4,859 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is better than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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